Under section 465 of Criminal Code plea of error should be taken at earliest stage

The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973 465. Finding or sentence when reversible by reason of error, omission irregularity. (1) Subject to the provisions hereinbefore contained, no finding, sentence or order passed by a Court of competent jurisdiction shall be reversed…

Sentencing Policy set by Supreme Court

Santosh Kumar Satishbhushan Bariyar vs. the State of Maharashtra (2009) 6 SCC 498, Apex Court held the nature, motive, and impact of crime, culpability, quality of evidence, socioeconomic circumstances, impossibility of rehabilitation and some of the factors, the Court may take into consideration while dealing with such cases.


Whether Courts have a duty to advert to the question of awarding compensation to the victim and record reasons while granting or refusing relief to them? The 154th Law Commission Report on the CrPC devoted an entire chapter to ‘Victimology’ in…

The Arms Act 1959

arms means articles of any description designed or adapted as weapons for offences, or defence, and includes firearms, sharp-edged and other deadly weapons, and parts of, and machinery for manufacturing arms, but does not include articles designed solely for domestic or agricultural uses such as a lathi or an ordinary walking stick and weapons incapable of being used otherwise than as toys or of being converted into serviceable weapons